Adams County IL Information

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Adams County IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Adams County IL Housing Affordability Index is 162
State of Illinois Housing Affordability Index is 119
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Adams County IL Wealth Index is 92
State of Illinois Wealth Index is 105
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 66,822
Population in Households 64,592
Population in Familes 51,220
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,230
Population Density 78
Diversity Index1 18
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,636
Average Household Income $74,395
Per Capita Income $30,652
Wealth Index3 92

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 30,282 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 21,157 (69.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,226 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,899 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $133,445
Housing Affordability Index2 162
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 27,383
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 17,377
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.05% -0.22%
Households 0.0% -0.2%
Families -0.18% -0.33%
Median Household Income   3.09%
Per Capita Income   3.19%

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Adams County IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Adams County to the other 102 counties and county equivalents in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 23 78th
Population Density # 32 70th
Diversity Index # 60 42nd
Median Household Income # 65 37th
Per Capita Income # 26 75th

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